Health and Wellbeing.

At Forge Valley School, we take the physical and mental well being of our pupils and staff very seriously. We have therefore put together some useful information and websites for you to use and read.  

Epic Friends 

This site is all about helping you to help your friends who might be struggling to cope emotionally.

Young Minds

We’re leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.

Voice Collective 

Support and info for people hearing voices 14-19 year olds.

Sheffield Young Carers

Support and information for young people who have a carer’s role who are aged 8-25 year olds.

National Self Harm Network

National self-harm network; advice, information, distractions techniques adolescents.


Mental health advice; reducing stigma campaigns under 25 section.

Head Space

Meditation/relaxation app 13 and up. 

“Brilliant things happen in calm minds” 

Mental Health and Wellbing Apps

Student Psychological and Counselling Services


Mindshift anxiety application 12 and up. 


Whether you are experiencing mental health issues, you are worried about someone else, or you are interested in how to stay mentally healthy, there are lots of different ways you can look after your mental health and find support.

Eating Disorders

Under 18’s helpline – 0845 634 7650


Information, support, crisis line up to 19. 

0800 1111 

Children & Young People’s Empowerment Project

The Children and Young People’s Empowerment Project is a charity dedicated to raising the voices of young people and giving them the confidence, influence and platform to shape their world.


18 years and under | 0800 1111


Children & Young people – Hopeagain 0808 808 1677

Adult – Cruse Bereavement Care – 0808 808 1677 

Calm Harm App

Calm Harm provides tasks to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm. You can make it private by setting a password, and personalise the app if you so wish. You will be able to track your progress and notice change.

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